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Throwaway Style: Warren Dunes Write a Greeting Card to the World on Get Well Soon

In the midst of a hellish year, the self-described "postmodern beach music family band" wrote and recorded a salvo of togetherness and perseverance. Martin Douglas explains.


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The Purrs Reflect on Seattle's Metropolitan Metamorphosis on "Disconnected" (KEXP Video Premiere)

This live version of an old fave will appear on their upcoming concert album, We Thought There’d Be More People Here, out May 7th.


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Seattle's Boom Bap Project Deliver a Knockout with Their First New Single in 15 Years, "Hagler vs. Hearns"

MC's Karim aka Nightclubber Lang, Destro Destructo, and DJ Tre return with a tribute to what they call "the greatest fight in boxing history."


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High Pulp Sign to ANTI- and Share Mutual Attraction Documentary (KEXP Premiere + Interview)

Martin Douglas speaks to the band's drummer and de-facto leader Bobby Granfelt about their excellent Mutual Attraction series, signing to ANTI-, and why the busy year the band has had isn't slowing down anytime soon.


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Throwaway Style: Kylie V Wades Through Deep Waters on Big Blue

The immensely talented 17-year-old, Vancouver-based singer/songwriter expresses a lifetime of longing, pain, and hope on their newest album.


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Throwaway Style: ILLFIGHTYOU are Still Throwing Hands

Nearly a decade removed from being courted by mainstream music media, the Tacoma rap trio continues to utilize what brought them to the mosh pit. Martin Douglas explores.


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The True Loves Make Another Great "First Impression” (KEXP Premiere)

The Seattle soul-funk band return with the second single off their forthcoming full-length Sunday Afternoon, out May 28th via Color Red.


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Anxiety Courses Through LIV†'s Flowers in the Void

What's going on in the world was inescapable in the woefully undervalued Seattle artist's mind while writing her latest EP. Martin Douglas explains.


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Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #4

The newest installment of Martin Douglas' short fiction series features anxiety, therapy, and more excessive cannabis intake inspired by songs from Blake Anthony and SassyBlack.


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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.


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